Ester, Alaska Population 2022

2,414
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Ester is a city located in Fairbanks North Star County Alaska. With a 2020 population of 2,414, it is the 37th largest city in Alaska and the 9932nd largest city in the United States. Ester is currently declining at a rate of -0.04% annually and its population has decreased by -0.08% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,416 in 2020. Spanning over 64 miles, Ester has a population density of 38 people per square mile.

The average household income in Ester is $97,140 with a poverty rate of 7.99%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $662 per month, and the median house value is $252,900. The median age in Ester is 38.5 years, 32.8 years for males, and 43.6 years for females.

Ester Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Esterwas:

  • White: 84.73%
  • Two or more races: 11.73%
  • Native American: 1.84%
  • Other race: 0.92%
  • Black or African American: 0.74%
  • Asian: 0.05%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Ester, Alaska is 2,414 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 2,416.

Ester, Alaska Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,84284.73%
Black or African American160.74%
American Indian and Alaska Native401.84%
Asian10.05%
Some Other Race200.92%
Two or More Races25511.73%
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Ester Population by Race

Ester Population Pyramid 2022

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Ester Median Age

43.5


Total

32.4


Male

48.8


Female

Ester Adults

There are 1,789 adults, (129 of whom are seniors) in Ester.

Ester Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

7.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

23.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Ester Sex Ratio

Female

959

44.11%

Male

1,215

55.89%

Ester Population by Age

Ester Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Ester Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86%14%
All49.6%50.4%
Male22%78%
Non Family20.3%79.7%
Female0%100%

49.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Ester Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8142.4749.6
Married3853.0986
Male502.522
Female733.970
Non Family3061.3220.3

3.14

Average Family Size

2.47

Average Household Size

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Ester Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1056.28%
9th to 12th Grade362.15%
High School Graduate32819.63%
Some College38022.74%
Associates Degree0.00%
Bachelors Degree40424.18%
Graduate Degree41825.01%
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Ester Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Ester Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White1,3411,225822
Other Race2020
2+ Races253253
Hispanic2323
Native American3822
Black167

The highest rate of high school graduation is among other race people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 61.30%.

Ester Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$52,269$54,737$51,481
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$$$
Some College$37,360$$
Bachelors Degree$23,651$26,314$23,314
Graduate Degree$$$

$52,269

Average Earnings

$54,737

Average Male

$51,481

Average Female

Ester Earnings by Educational Attainment

Ester Language by Age

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Ester Language

99.58% of Ester residents speak only English, while 0.42% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 0.33% of the population.

Ester Language

Ester Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Native2828100.00%
Hispanic1616100.00%
White1,8041246.87%
Other16NaN%

7.99%

Overall Poverty Rate

2.27%

Male Poverty Rate

14.82%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Ester

The race most likely to be in poverty in Ester is Native, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Ester is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 6.09%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 27.31%.

Ester Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade15.32%
High School14.80%
Some College2.72%
Bachelors or Greater9.00%

Ester Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed5.14%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Ester Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Ester Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$66,683$108,051
Families-$143,542
Married Families--
Non Families$49,588$48,731
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Income by Household Type

Ester Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

42.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

34.9%

Male Marriage Rate

52.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Ester Married by Age and Sex

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Ester Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Ester Marital Status by Race

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Ester Marital Status

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195

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War130
First Gulf War133
Vietnam
Korea
World War II

Ester Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34
35 to 54133
55 to 64
65 to 7462
75+

Ester Veterans by Age

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Ester Veterans by Race

Ester Veterans by Education

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32.29%

Veteran Poverty Rate

0.00%

Veteran Disability Rate

Ester Veterans by Education

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68.8%

Labor Force Participation

65.2%

Employment Rate

4.6%

Unemployment Rate

Ester Employment by Age

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Ester Employment by Race

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Ester Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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26.22%

Born in Ester

97.65%

Native Born

2.35%

Foreign Born

2.35%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.65% of Ester residents were born in the United States, with 26.22% having been born in Alaska. 2.35% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from North America.

Ester Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20102,4220.00%
20112,421-1-0.04%
20122,420-1-0.04%
20132,419-1-0.04%
20142,418-1-0.04%
20152,417-1-0.04%
20162,416-1-0.04%
20172,415-1-0.04%
20182,414-1-0.04%
20192,413-1-0.04%
20202,41630.12%
20212,415-1-0.04%
20222,414-1-0.04%

Ester Population by Year